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ATO latest news: militants 60 times opened fire in Donbas, used Grads

On 6 a.m. February 17, pro-Russian militants intensified shelling in eastern Ukraine, using even Grad multi rocket launch system
ATO latest news: militants 60 times opened fire on Ukrainian positions, used Grad multi rocket launch system

In the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian gangs do not stop shelling at Ukrainian positions, ignoring any agreements on de-escalation of the conflict in Donbas, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the press service of the ATO headquarters.

Last night, in addition to grenades and mortars, the invaders used Grad multi rocket launch system (MRLS).

Thus, in the Donetsk region militants fired at Ukrainian strong points in Pervomaiske and Nevelske from MRLS BM-21 Grad from the direction of Staromykhailivka.

Also they carried mortar attacks on the positions of ATO forces in the villages of Pisky, Krasnohorivka, Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Chermalyk and Vodiane.

The bombardment on the ATO forces’ strong points with grenade launchers and small arms recorded in Opytne, Mar’inka, Luhanske, Novhorodske, Zaitseve, Troitske and Novoselivka. In addition, insurgents attacked the Ukrainian fortifications in Opytne with anti-tank guided missile.

It was restless also in the Luhansk region, where the strongholds of ATO forces near Krymske and Zolote were attacked from mortars.

In total, over the past day the enemy 60 times opened fire on Ukrainian positions.